18th Outreach Program on Basics of Remote Sensing, Geographical Information System & Global Navigation Satellite System
Dear All
It is to inform that PRSC in Collaboration with IIRS will be conducting 18th Outreach Program on "Basics of Remote Sensing, Geographical Information System &Global Navigation Satellite System" by utilizing the Satellite Link/Learning Management System. This programme is sponsored by NNRMS, Department of Space, Government of India for Capacity Building. As part of the programme, lecture/practical demonstrations will be telecasted live from IIRS Studio and will be received live in the class room at PRSC with UGC-CEC/CIET/NCERT National Beam network. The online course of 12 weeks duration with 4/5 lectures per week (22th Aug to 22nd November 2016) is a unique opportunity to learn the basics of RS, GIS and GNSS and their applications by developing one and a half hour each day at the place of stay of the participant. Prior to this course, Punjab Remote Sensing Centre has already conducted five courses successfully.
The Indian government is also giving importance to use of space technology to benefit the society as a whole. The course is open for all the UG/PG students, working Professionals, Researchers in various Universities/Institutions. There is no Course fee for the said Programme.
Please take advantage and motivate to register large number of participants (PG Students/ Researchers/Scientists/Teachers) for the course. At the end of the course an examination will conducted (online) and successfully completed participants will be issued the certificate. A copy of the syllabus of this course is enclosed herewith for your kind perusal and for wider circulation in your University/Institute/ College/ Department level
The nominated candidates may be advised to contact the undersigned so that they can be registered online before 15th August, 2016.
In case you need any further information about the programme. Please feel free to contact O/o The Director, Punjab Remote Sensing Centre, Ludhiana, Ph: 0161-2303484, Email: or Dr. Anil Sood, Coordinator of the Programme, Mobile: 9417520536. Email: or
With regards and best wishes,

National Symposium on “Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS with Special Emphasis on Mountain Ecosystems”

Dear Sir/Madam,
I am happy to inform that the  Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS) and Indian Society of Geomatics (ISG), the two premier professional societies dedicated to promotion and dissemination of remote sensing & GIS in India, are jointly organising a National Symposium on “Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS with Special Emphasis on Mountain Ecosystems” and their Annual Conventions during December 7-9, 2016 at Dehradun.  Two-days Tutorials on different topics will precede the main symposium.
The event will be hosted jointly by Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), ISRO, Dehradun and ISRS – Dehradun Chapter. Incidentally, IIRS, the main organisation behind founding of ISRS in 1969, is celebrating 2016 as its Golden Jubilee year after completing 50 glorious years in capacity building. 
ISRS/ISG Life Members are encouraged to avail discount on registration charges, as indicted in the Symposium Flyer.
The Symposium Flyer is attached with this email. The details are available in the symposium website (  
I request  you  to kindly to circulate the Symposium Flyer among your colleagues and friends working in this  field to give wider publicity. 
I am sure that your participation will undoubtedly fulfill your interests and expectations. You are welcome to participate in the event and/or nominate suitable officials from your organisation to participate in the National Symposium and also pre-symposium tutorials.  They may please be advised to visit symposium website ( to obtain further details.
I/ We look forward to your kind presence at National Symposium and make the deliberations vibrant.
Your support is needed to make the event a success.

With best regards,
Yours sincerely,
Dr. Sameer Saran
Secretary, ISRS

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